Wicked and Hamilton lead the way as the most listened to shows on the music streaming platform Spotify.
Defying Gravity from Wicked tops the charts as the most popular song from musicals, according to the findings of the survey of 4,000 Spotify users, while Hamilton is the musical soundtrack with the highest amount of listeners.
Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr. takes the number one spot for the most played artist from a musical theatre background, with Ben Platt and Kristen Chenoweth just behind him.
Top 10 Musical Songs (according to Spotify users):
1. Defying Gravity – Wicked
2. Candy Store – Heathers
3. Dead Girl Walking – Heathers
4. Waving Through A Window – Dear Evan Hansen
5. You Can’t Stop The Beat – Hairspray
6. Alexander Hamilton – Hamilton
7. Seasons of Love – Rent
8. Seventeen – Heathers
9. Popular – Wicked
10. Hello! – The Book of Mormon
Top 10 Musical Soundtracks (according to Spotify users):
2. Dear Evan Hansen
8. The Book of Mormon
9. Mean Girls
10. Les Miserables
Top 10 Musical Artists (according to Spotify users):
1. Leslie Odom Jr.
2. Ben Platt
3. Kristin Chenoweth
4. Barrett Wilbert Weed
5. Phillipa Soo
6. Lin-Manuel Miranda
7. Nikki Blonsky
8. Renee Elise Goldsberry
9. Rachel Bay Jones
10. Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton